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Subtract 30/12 from 90/15

1st number: 6 0/15, 2nd number: 2 6/12

90/15 - 30/12 is 7/2.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 15 and 12 is 60
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 15 × 4 = 60,
    90/15 = 90 × 4/15 × 4 = 360/60
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 12 × 5 = 60,
    30/12 = 30 × 5/12 × 5 = 150/60
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    360/60 - 150/60 = 360 - 150/60 = 210/60
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 7/2
  6. In mixed form: 31/2

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